By Kim Ureno
I’m in therapy.
My therapy journey started 9 years ago, after my mother died unexpectedly.
Therapy has helped me through countless struggles, the most prominent being my infertility journey.
After my twins were born in 2016, I stopped going to therapy and looking back, that was when I needed therapy the most. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was trying to be the mother I wanted to be, while ignoring the elephant in the room— my own childhood trauma.
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If you are considering therapy and don’t know where to start, visit jcsbalt.org or call 410-466-9200 for help.
Kim Ureno is a Health Educator at Jewish Community Services.
Jewish Community Services (JCS) provides programs and services for people of all ages and backgrounds, helping them achieve their goals, enhance their wellbeing, and maximize their independence. To learn more, visit jcsbalt.org or call 410-466-9200.
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